[Collection of prayers].

Manuscript, Book
  • Arabic
  • Ottoman Turkish (1500-1928)
[Turkey?], [between 1725 and 1825?]
1 online resource (60 leaves) : paper, diagrams


Former owner
Summary note
A book of prayers in Arabic, with instructions in Ottoman Turkish about how the prayers are to be recited. Notes have also been attached to the main support.
  • Decoration: Rubrications in red; diagrams in red and black (f. 9v).
  • Foliation: Modern foliation added in pencil, upper left recto; catchwords every verso, lower left.
  • Layout: 9 long lines, sometimes staggered, with some marginalia.
  • Manuscript codex.
  • Origin: Possibly compiled in Turkey. No date of compilation is included.
  • Script: Naskh in black ink; vocalized.
  • Shelfmark: MS Or 131.
  • Title supplied by cataloger.
Location of originals
  • Original Columbia, Rare Book and Manuscript Library.
  • OPenn University of Pennsylvania Libraries.
Source of description
Item cataloged from digital facsimile and existing description.
Binding note
Red leather with flap; covers are blind stamped with paper onlay with a green stamped design. Marbled paper pastedowns.
Language note
Arabic with some Ottoman Turkish.
Source acquisition
Gift of David Eugene Smith, 1931-1934.
Other format(s)
Also available as a digital facsimile.
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